Abrahm Bowman Limited Edition (#3)
Added on Wednesday, Mar 6, 2013 at 08:25 AM
  Bottler: Buffalo Trace
  Age: 17 yrs Type: American
  Vintage: 1994 Subtype: Bourbon
  ABV: 73.75 % Region: Virginia
  Price: N/A Availability: Collectors Only
Distilled December 14, 1994.   Bottled May 11, 2012.    $70 on release.
Member Ratings and Notes
The nose is very similar to a Stagg (which makes sense given that it's the same mashbill and a similar age and proof), with huge polished wood notes and some candy sweetness. It also has some good rye type notes with some light mint and spice. The palate has a lot going on; there's wood, vanilla, anise, mint and some rye; the only flaw is an acidic note that pushes some of the other flavors to the background around mid-palate. The finish is sweet mint and spice, like a good mint julep. It's very hot, of course, but once it's diluted and airs out a bit, it's very nice. 
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